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An image of Yaul male figure with hands raised by

Dimiri Village, Yuat River, East Sepik Province, Papua New Guinea

Yaul male figure with hands raised
Other titles:
Male figure with hands up
Place of origin
Dimiri VillageYuat RiverEast Sepik ProvincePapua New Guinea
Cultural origin
Yaul people
collected 1965
Media categories
Ceramic, Ceremonial object, Sculpture
Materials used
earthenware, modelled, incised decoration

22.4 x 18.0 x 17.5 cm:

0 - Whole; 22.4 cm

0 - Whole; 18 cm

0 - Whole; 17.5 cm

0 - Whole; 15.2 cm

0 - Whole; 17.5 cm

Purchased 1965
Accession number
Reproduced under the endorsement of PIMA Code of Ethics
Not on display
Bibliography (3)

Renée Free, Geoffrey Legge and Daniel Thomas, Tony Tuckson, Roseville, 2006, 17 (illus.). Photograph showing 1973 Aboriginal and Melanesian art display at the AGNSW, with works collected by Tony Tuckson on his 1965 trip to Papua New Guinea.

Margaret Tuckson and Patricia May, The traditional pottery of Papua New Guinea, 'East and West Sepik Provinces', pg. 208-325, Kensington, 1982. General reference to Yaul pottery.

Margaret Tuckson, Pottery in Australia [vol. 5, no. 1], 'Pottery in New Guinea', pg. 9-16, Turramurra, May 1966, between pg. 16-17 (illus.). 'Fired clay figure, 9" high. Grass Country group of villages, Sepik River'

Exhibition history (1)

Sospen Graun: traditional pottery of Papua New Guinea, Djamu Gallery, Sydney, 04 Mar 2000–28 Aug 2000